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  1. [kubuntu] Re: Lost usb Keyboard + Mouse on upgrade to 11.04

    Also having this problem, but with plain ubuntu (not with any of the variants).

    Specifically, the keyboard and mouse work fine prior to the OS loading, but get a blank screen after OS starts to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: PTK on Ubuntu Jaunty

    Old thread, but I have just encountered the same problem, with 10.04. Can you explain how you fixed this?


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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell Mini 10v Broadcom Wireless Issue

    I've been looking into this a little bit more. It seems that the issue is tied more to the kernel updating than the version of ubuntu. I've also had the same problems as previously documented when...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Blue tooth support

    I would suggest putting your laptop's model number into google along with the word 'ubuntu'. The ubuntu wiki has some great information regarding compatibility of different models, and the relevant...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Update Manager downloads the same info again and again

    Does typing
    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgradeinto a terminal window produce the same results?
  6. [ubuntu] Re: can i open a Microsoft word 7 documents in open office

    Looks like things have improved since I last tried to use docx files, that's good to know, thanks!
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Newbie - Problems with commands in terminal

    It's a deb file, so you should try
    sudo dpkg -i [filename]instead, and you can use the tab completion function again with the first few letters, to save typing in the long file name.

    Hope this...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: can i open a Microsoft word 7 documents in open office

    If you mean office 2007 files, like the .docx files then yes you can. Although I believe that they will be read only, but you can save them as normal (older) .doc files through open office and edit...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Newbie - Problems with commands in terminal

    Just a thought,
    cd /Desktop probably won't work as the / indicates the root of the hard disc. It should be
    cd DesktopIt would also be worth checking the file name to be 100% sure by looking at...
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    [SOLVED] Re: windows virus on USB sticks

    Hi all, thanks for your replies, that's pretty much what I thought.

    Just to clarify the reasons for my paranoia regarding the autorun; I'm aware that they commonly exist and are normally nothing...
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    [SOLVED] windows virus on USB sticks

    Hi all,

    I'm fairly happy I have the right answer on this, but would like to get confirmation from the community for my own peace of mind. Here's the situation:

    I have 3 USB memory stick that...
  12. [all variants] backup computer hard disc into CD size chunks over network

    Hi all. I've been racking my brains trying to remember how to do this with no luck!

    What I want to do is back up the hard disc of 1 machine (using a live cd) with dd and send it over the network...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How do I remove a line from grub2?

    The Vista entry is usually for Windows 7, but you report an error. You can edit the grub config file so that it is no longer present. I would imagine this is the same for grub2
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    [ubuntu] Re: set up error for microsoft word 2007

    No problem, just rerun the setup exactly as you did before. When you get to the stage where it gives you the error, it will likely present you with a more information option, or the option to browse....
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    [ubuntu] Re: set up error for microsoft word 2007

    Hi there. Could you try rerunning the installation to find out what the corrupt/missing file in question is called?

    I have come across some instances of similar error messages on windows machines,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Which is the best video player for ubuntu

    My personal preference is for VLC. It may be somewhat basic in its features, but it seems to play almost every file format that exists with little difficulty. It's low on system resource demands too...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Juanty and Karmic CDROM held by /root

    To display your fstab in terminal, you need to type
    cat /etc/fstab
    Without cat, I get the exact same error as you, so I wouldn't judge that as further evidence of permissions problems. It looks...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Juanty and Karmic CDROM held by /root

    I don't know what the problem is, but this is NOT normal behaviour for ubuntu. What else have you installed/done to the system since you did your fresh install?
  19. [ubuntu] Re: How to use cdrom of another computer in the network from server PC

    There used to be a similar issue to this in ubuntu. It was caused by the install CD being treated as a repository for certain packages. Try lokking at yast's repository list, and you may find a CD...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Mocbook pro 3.1 keyboard not working Karmic 64


    I'm not familiar with the problem, but it may be worth you looking here.
    Most issues with installations are covered on the wikis. There are some reported keyboard issues discussed on this...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 32 bits Vs 64 bits

    That decision very much depends upon what you use your operating system for.

    Once of the main sticking points I have seen is the lack of 64bit packages available for specific software, an issue...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Sorting book list by price in Calc

    You may even be able to simply sort without a secondary column (i.e. just using B as a primary column) but with both columns still selected, as you may have many more than 2 columns, but only 1...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Sorting book list by price in Calc

    I think you need to select column A and B together, then sort by column B.

    That work?
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    [ubuntu] Re: An alternative to GIMP?

    I don't know a huge amount about the various graphics editing options out there, but I've seen Inkscape described as being closer to Adobe Illustrator, Corel and PSP than GIMP is. Might be enough for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Formatting partitions without LiveCD

    Indeed, it looks like you are correct. It seems WUBI creates a hard drive container within a single file on the windows partition, that the computer treats as an actual hard disc partition. This...
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